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CAF president Motsepe: AFCON will be kept every two years!

CAF President Dr. Patrice Motsepe met the press on Tuesday 16 March 2021 in Johannesburg, South Africa for a first speech in his native country since his election. Surrounded by heads of South African football and COSAFA Zone, Dr. Motsepe presented his program for the coming months and especially CAF …

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Africa Cup of Nations postponed to 2022!

The CAF Executive Committee held a meeting on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, via video-conference to discuss the future of competitions and other related issues following the COVID-19 pandemic. The committee decided as follows; Africa Cup of Nations Cameroon 2021 After consultation with stakeholders and taking into consideration the current global …

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Africa’s CAF postpones AFCON 2021 qualifiers!

Following the growing concerns of the COVID-19 virus and the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) describing it as pandemic, CAF has decided to postpone the following competitions until further notice: – Total AFCON 2021 Qualifiers: Match Day 3 and 4 of the qualifiers scheduled for March 25-31, 2020; …

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CAS declares the appeals filed by Comoros FF inadmissible!

In the dispute between the Fédération de Football des Comores (FFC) and the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) over Cameroon’s participation in the African Cup of Nations (CAN), the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has declared the two appeals filed by the FFC inadmissible. The first appeal was filed …

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CAF strips Cameroon of the hosting rights of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations!

The Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) yesterday discussed and announced the organisation of the upcoming Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), due to be held in Cameroon. After significant debate and having received detailed updates from numerous inspection visits over nearly 18 months, CAF has noted that a number of …

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VISA signs as payments technology sponsor of Africa Cup of Nations!

VISA, the global leader in payments, will bring its global brand and technology to African football next summer as it officially announced its partnership with the Confédération Africaine de Football (CAF) as a sponsor of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament in 2019 and 2021. The sponsorship deal will …

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